Most clients understand the importance of hiring a real estate professional to help buy or sell your Oahu home, but what about safeguarding the properties? Unfortunately in today’s day and age, we have to be careful with almost everything we do in life. This is also true when it comes to listing your home for sale.
News for Hawaii Life Agents
The market in Hawaii has been robust. With that said, at times, a well priced property can attract multiple offers and basically move very quickly. I have personally seen where some agents have become complacent and are now lacking a sense of urgency. When properties are moving quickly, the sense of urgency to seal a deal […]
Part of a residential REALTOR®’S job description relates to providing an estimate of value for prospective buyers and sellers. Buyers look to us to ensure they are not overpaying for their purchase. Through a tool called a “CMA,” or competitive/comparative market analysis, we try to evaluate properties to predict a value.
When showing a house, it’s all in the details. At times, a potential buyer can make a quick negative opinion over the littlest things. Stop and smell the flowers Below are some tips to help set you up for a successful showing: 1. Declutter. One of the biggest challenges when a family is living in […]
At Four Seasons Ko’Olina Resort In December, Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers hosted our 6th annual conference, called Worthshop. When you hear “real estate conference,” you may imagine polyester blazers, comb-overs, strong sales tactics, and to top it off, bad pick up lines at the Convention Center bar. Or did I repeat myself? I’ve been […]
Receiving orders for a new station change can be stressful. There is tons to do and figure out, one of which is finding a new property for your PCS. Most of the time you have a short window to find the new property and start work. The question is: how can you make this easier […]
The recent headlines about the abduction of Sherri Papini, a runner in Northern California, has generated conversation about the precautions runners should take when they venture out alone. But personal safety is something that everyone should think about, so it begs the question: how many Real Estate Agents have safety protocols in place? Nobody wants […]
Much like many businesses, real estate has changed drastically in the last 10 years and the majority of this change is derived from improvements in the field of technology. Whenever I express frustration about our MLS system being down for maintenance, my dad, Tracy Stice, reminds me that our MLS used to consist of a […]
There’s no question in my mind that the smartest man in the world was indeed a Hilo boy. He wasn’t a judge, the former Civil Defense Administrator, or even my Miles (indeed a genius for having married yours truly). Nope, smart as they all are, in my book, none competes with the former custodian of […]
Ahh, peace and quiet. Recall, if you dare, the days prior to October 1, 2003. No dinner was complete without a huge helping of telemarketing! Worse, when they called, there was just no graceful way to get them off the phone. Didn’t they get it?! They were invading our space.
Are you married to your client…literally or figuratively? Or is your client married to you? .
Listing Your Property For Sale: 3D Tours When listing your Maui property for sale, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the latest presentation tools and evaluate whether or not they help or hinder the sales process.
We all know that electric bills are a topic that is often mentioned living in Hawaii. That is because we pay more than double the national average. Understandably, homeowners look to renewable energy options that can drastically lower monthly bills. Solar is not new to homes here in Hawaii, and whether you lease or buy […]
I have been surfing for a while now. Nothing serious, I just go out with my longboard 5 or 6 times a month with friends. I can navigate just fine. I can bottom turn, ride in the meat of the wave just after the white water, and can ride top to bottom. While I feel […]
Some agents in the marketplace try and capitalize on trends or gimmicks to help sell real estate. This is not the case with Jason P. Fieldman, who is the definition of authentic. Jason is a proud member of the Ewa Beach Military Specialized Team and an agent of Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokerage. Jason joined […]